On 02/02/07, Simetrical <Simetrical+wikitech(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I eventually volunteered that I would commit it if you
and that offer still holds. As for the general case, unfortunately,
yes, people ignoring patches is a problem, but there's not much that
can be done about that in a volunteer project.
The general pattern also often comes because patches affect issues
that are deceptively innocuous, when in fact they are very complex, or
because people don't have the time to review the stuff properly. The
last thing we want to do is introduce some sort of breakage to the
code base, and this is especially the case for newer committers.
Arnomane did the Right Thing; he posted the patch, and he kept
reminding people about it; persistence is the name of the game,
because persistence shows a willingness to improve the patch if
feedback is given, and persistence shows that the patch will be
maintained until it is applied.
I believe Leon has now committed the patch in question; pending some
sort of review of whether or not it works (how will we tell?), the
rest of the language files could be updated.